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Southern Kitchen

1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn cakes” (24 reviews)
“collard greens” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (30 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Heard about this a few years back, Finally went last night. Had the 2 whole (bones included) catfish, (1) hush puppy, 2 sides (corn and mashed potatoes + gravy), and the corn cake ( kind of a cornbread that looks like a thick pancake) Price...More

Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The 5 stars is for the fried chicken, the rest is 3-4 stars which is not bad either. Chicken is moist and tender. Batter is tasty and not overdone. Could be some of the best fried chicken I’ve had. The chicken is not cheap but...More

Thank WMC08
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Very good breakfast lunch and dinner. The staff was very nice the neighborhood is safe; bottom line is that they put out a great product.

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Southern style hospitality and food! This is a little diamond in the rough in this area of Tacoma for hearty inexpensive breakfasts. The food is made with care and a giant serving of love! We had the breakfast special for the day, 2 eggs, your...More

Thank KarenZoo
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I found this place on line. The food is very good, large servings. My fried chicken was awesome. The fried green tomatoes took a long time to arrive but were tasty. The wait staff are fun and attentive. My main problem was it took about...More

Thank bmergirl62
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I've actually been here a few times and just recently decided to write a review. The food is good if you're looking for decent soul food. I had the catfish dinner, yams, and greens on the side. Nothing special and definitely not what big momma's...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 June 2017

If you have about 40 minutes for lunch it's a good place to eat. Was in town, saw it on DDD so figured I try it out. Chicken crisp and moist, had the the collard greens and beans and rice. Smaller portions, collars greens were...More

1  Thank 808imiloa
Reviewed 29 May 2017

What can I say about this place... Being as though I have spent many years living in Savannah GA I know what good soul food is. This southern style kitchen in the Northwest has knocked it out of the park. This is some of the...More

Thank illpotion
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Yesterday, my friend and I stopped for lunch here. Friendly welcome. We split the Butterfish with Mac n cheese and greens. We also had an order of Jalapeno hush puppies. We left full, happy, and with a to go box. Next time, we'll eat dessert...More

Thank ambush99
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was sad to see the quality of this place has gone wayyyyy down. They used instant potatoes, gravy from a packet, and I don't believe they pan fry their chicken any more. I couldn't eat the potatoes and am just totally disappointed by their...More

1  Thank chrishN829EY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-4282
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